Home / Tag Archives: science

Tag Archives: science

The Golden Age of Exoplanet Exploration (live public talk)

Hello and welcome to NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory in Pasadena California for our monthly public lecture the von Karman series the title of our show this month the golden age of exoplanet exploration as we’ll discuss with our speakers later on there’s some room for debate whether that’s golden ages …

Read More »

The Riddle of AntiMatter

An international race is picking up speed, to see our universe for what it really is and how it came to be. According to the standard theory that describes the origins of the universe, its early moments were marked by the explosive contact between subatomic particles of opposite charge. Scientists …

Read More »

The Future of the Internet

From 4k video, to 3-D, to virtual reality and beyond, we’re in love with rich, immersive media. As content on the Internet has become more dynamic, the amount of bandwidth we consume has skyrocketed, driving innovation in delivery and storage technology. This is a look at the future of Internet …

Read More »

Lighting a match with water

I’ve just sent the better of my hot plates to Japan. None of this stuff is quite straight. This is my apparatus for, which we’re going to use to light a match with water. Sounds an improbable thing to do, but that’s what’s going to happen hopefully. I have never …

Read More »

Will This Go Faster Than Light?

The speed of light is meant to be the ultimate speed limit in the universe. According to Einstein’s special theory of relativity, nothing should move through space faster than light. But that doesn’t stop people from trying. Every day I get a lot of messages proposing ways to go faster …

Read More »

The Strange Scourge of Light Pollution

In January 1994, a 6.7-magnitude earthquake knocked out power in Los Angeles. In the following hours, emergency services fielded an alarming number of phone calls from people asking if the big silvery cloud hovering in the night sky somehow caused the quake. They were referring to the Milky Way. Which …

Read More »

Gaslighting: Abuse That Makes You Question Reality

It’s no big deal. Don’t be so sensitive. I didn’t say that. This is all in your head. Has anyone ever said these things to you, and, like, made you second-guess yourself? Or maybe your friend has heard this kind of stuff from their partner, or even their boss. Maybe …

Read More »

Can Screens Damage Your Eyes?

If you’re watching this video, you probably spend a lot of time around digital screens. Like right now, for example. And unless you’re watching this far in the future after we’ve had some sort of apocalypse, there are screens all around us. So of course, a lot of people are …

Read More »